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that the parents will keep having children as oppose today years ago when having a girl made it more likely that parents would keep having children theoretically to try for a boy. >> welcome to the happiest place in the bay area. we like to think that ktvu mornings on 2 the 9 is that place. take a look outside either through your television screen or out the window. temperatures are picking up a little bit. so my pg&e bill will get a break but i don't think we can
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lose the umbrellas or the boots any time soon. it is good to have you, alex, in for mike mibach. >> good to be here. we have a reprieve from the wet weather for a couple of days. >> before we get to the business at hand. >> oh, yes. >> facebook, we're going to talk about the disney -- how disney came up with the food at disneyland. i read and looked at the book and i'm fascinated. >> i think the disneyland food, i think of hamburgers and french fries but this gives an in-depth look what was happening there. that is coming up. we are going to start with upsetting news. a freak accident after a san francisco woman and her son died after they were buried by falling snow at a condo at kirkwood resort. they are the latest two people to die after a deadly winter storm blew through the sierra over the weekend. >> this morning we have allie rasmus joining us live from the school where the child
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attended. and grief counselors, allie, are on hand this morning to help out the community. >> reporter: yes. we moved away from that school. but i can tell you that grief counselors are going to be available at the french- american international school where one of the victims, the 7- year-old boy, attended. the undersheriff for the alpine county sheriff's department described this as a freak accident. the 50-year-old and her 7-year- old son were just steps away from the front entrance of the condo where they were staying at kirkwood resort when some sliding snow off the rooftop, a trailer size chunk of snow in fact, slid off the roof and buried the mother and son. now, officials with theenfrom- american school here in san francisco confirmed that 7-year- old aaron goldstein was a first grader at their school. they say his mother olga was a very involved parent and volunteer on campus. >> we were devastated to learn of aaron and olg a's passing.
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and our thoughts are with the family during this really difficult time right now. we have grief counselors on campus who are providing support for our students, teachers, family, staff, anyone who needs help. >> reporter: now, this is video posted on kirkwood's website earlier this weekend, showing some of the heavy snowfall. the resort reported getting more than six feet of snow in the span of a week. the two were skiing at kirkwood with her mother and her two other children. they were reported missing by the family around 6:00 sunday evening. but it wasn't until 9:00 that night that a neighbor noticed a pair of ski gloves in the snow next to the condo and realized that the mother and son were buried beneath it. the alpine county sheriff's office say they were air lifted to local hospitals but died from their injuries. we reached out to kirkwood and vail resorts this morning to get comment but we have not heard back from them. back to you guys.
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>> very sad. awe, allie. a little girl dangled high above the ground from a ski lift in southern california. cheers applause and relief as people caught a 5-year-old girl who fell off a chair lift in big bear in southern california. the safety bar was not fully locked in place and the little girl slipped off the chair. she was riding with an instructor who caught her by the hood and held on. a tarp was stretched owed beneath and the instructor dropped the girl to safety. she has some bruising. bear mountain resort is looking into what happened. it looks like the recent winter weather boosted our water supply. state waterman engineers say the picture is a lot brighter when it comes to concerns of a drought. >> reporter: after this weekend's snowfall, state water surveyors made their way
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through pristine snow, to the measuring spots off of highway 50. a week ago just 13 inches of snow here. now nearly four times as much. the amount of snow here seems impressive. it is really the water content that is key. if last week's snow pack melted all at once, it would produce just 1.7-inched of water. this snow would provide over 9 inches of water. because of a bone dry winter up until last week, that number is just 39% of the historic average for the state. compare that to 7% of average before the storms. >> that is a huge boost to what we were -- what we had been seeing back last week before the storms hit. >> reporter: a couple of weeks ago the state water board got a dismal report on the snow pack, with 75% of the state seeing drought conditions. now there is optimism. with another possible storm this weekend, we are within shouting distance of an average year. >> two more of these event
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that's we had over the -- events that we had over the weekend would bring us to average. >> reporter: a week before the latest storms, no one predicted they would be as big or wet as they turned out to be. it could have easily turned the other way. >> that was lonnie long reporting for us. check out these images from the national weather service. they show how much the storms have made a difference in the state. on the left happened side of the screen is a photo taken on monday. you see a lot of white up in the sierra. the picture on the right is from february 17th, just a few weeks ago. you can see hardly any snow in the mountains. >> wow, what a difference. steve paulson is here to talk about when we are likely to get more wet weather. and today it will be sunny. >> mostly sunny. partly sunny. warmer. we're going to get rain before we get more snow. this week favors rain over snow and snow level might go above lake level by the time we get to the weekend. another cold pattern will
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return the middle of the month. warmer is the big message here. temperatures up above average for the first time in a long time. going back at least 10 days. 61 to 65 is average. we will be about 65 to 70. partly sunny, partly cloudy. over the next 24 hours, we will go cloudy. light rain looks like it will make it thursday morning or late wednesday night. cloudy, some rain with high snow levels heading towards the weekend. could be moderate to steady rain down to the monterey peninsula by the time we get to the weekend. we have three days to iron that out. 53 in richmond. 51 he will cerritos. look at oakland, 53. alameda, 52. it is a mild pattern. they are getting an easter lien breeze off of the oakland- berkeley hills. even off of the delta to vacaville ask davis. that is a northeasterly breeze. we will get more sun this afternoon. a couple more clouds will filter in here. temperatures already bumping up. half moon bay is 59. there is your easterly breeze.
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51, sf . oakland at 53. look at pacific grove in monterey. 56, 61. warming up. there is your easterly wind. the system will bring in cloud cover and light rain late wednesday and thursday. it is what is developing out of the tropings that will take aim at us. the question is where. it looks like everybody in the state is going to get precip over the next since to seven days. it could be around monterey to santa barbara looks to be the setup for the best precip. that's not until the weekend. 60s to near 70 today. even warmer tomorrow. but it will also be cloudy to mostly cloudy going all the way into the weekend. so above average temps but some rain is on the way. >> okay. thank you, steve. >> you're welcome. president trump is getting push back from fellow republicans for his call on tariffs on steel aluminum. >> every now and then we will have a different approach how we should tackle these problems. but it should be acknowledge
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there had is a problem that needs to be addressed here. we want to make sure it is done in a prudent way that is more surgical to limit unintended consequences. >> paul ryan says that president trump is right to call out other countries for unfair trade practices. but there is a smarter way to go. the president has defended the tariffs saying it will give a boost to aluminum and steel companies. a former trump aide may refuse to cooperate with the special counsel investigating russian election interference. but then in just one day, he appeared to change his mind. sam spoke out in several interviews yesterday. initially he was defiant, saying he would refuse to appear before a grand jury even after receiving a subpoena from robert mueller. he also seemed to indicate that he believes that investigators may have incriminating evidence on president trump. and that led to a war of words with the white house. >> do you think that they have something on the president?
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>> i think they may. >> what? >> i think he may have done something during the election. but i don't know that. >> look, i'm not going to weigh into somebody who doesn't work at the white house. i can tell from you our perspective, we are fully cooperating with the office of the special counsel. >> harris should shut up. >> later on, he told the associated press that he would likely end up cooperating with the special counsel. yesterday president trump met with israel's prime minister. and among many issues they talked about moving the u.s. embassy to jerusalem in may. >> the presidents were discussing whether or not to make that decision. and they promised it in their campaigns but they never were able to do what they should have done. i was able to do it. >> mr. president, this will be remembered by our people throughout the ages. >> both of them were clearly in support of the idea. the president did say he was a little taken aback by the price tag of moving the embassy. he is trying to lower the cost.
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>> they put an order in front of my desk last week for a billion dollars. i said a billion? what is that for? we're going to build an embassy. we're not going to spend a billion dollars. and we're actually doing it for about $250,000. so check that out. >> experts say in order to save money, the president will have to move ambassador freeman and a number of staff members to the existing consulate in jerusalem. a job fair is being held in san jose today. the event runs from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the sheraton san jose airport there. will be representatives from jobs in several fields, including customer service, accounting, insurance, sales and banking. to register for the free event, head to our website at ktvu.com and click on web links. well, a series of new studies show we may not know ourselves as well as we think we do. social scientists say all
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people like to think they're intelligent, generous and funny. >> that is true. >> in your case, sal, it is. we can't accurately rate ourselves on those types of traits apparently. scientists say usually family and friends are not too much better. they say a coworker is a better judge of who we really are. and scientists say if you want the most accurate picture of who you are, ask a group of coworkers. >> i like that idea. >> who am i? >> how am i? >> let's not do this live. >> no. let's do it behind the scenes. i have a family member who works in tech and they have a structured annual review process. her manager reviews her. >> uh-huh. >> she picks three people in her office billioning to review. there are two anonymous. it is very extensive. while it can be painful, it is helpful to get that honest feedback. >> you're trying to improve. >> right. >> yes. >> alex, you're pretty good. >> thank you very much, sal. >> pretty good. >> stay with us. mornings on 2 the 9 continues
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in a moment as the city in oakland prepares for the warriors to move across the way to san francisco, we will explain how the warriors rise in popularity is adding to the cost of a muni stop in front of the new arena. reports that attorney general jeff sessions is heading to california. up next how it could involve mayor libby schaaf and recent ice raids.
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>> stocks started out positive. here we are at 9:15. the dow jones is down by one half of one percent, losing almost 100 points. nasdaq seeing a bit of a bump. up one third of one percent. more than 500 victims of the mass shooting in las vegas are now getting financial help from a victims' fund. it raised more than $31 million following the october 1st
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tragedy. the nonprofit set aside $275,000 for each of the 58 victims killed. equal payments to another 10 who suffered paralysis or brain damage. the rest of the payments were split between the victims at different amounts depending on how long they were staying in the hospital. and about 300 other victims who received outpatient care will be dividing a two and a half million dollars from that fund. as the deadline for daca to expire came and went, supporters of immigrant rights are trying to refocus attention on the program at a time that they fear that congress may be losing interest. ktvu's janet spoke about that ongoing struggle. >> reporter: no longer in the shadows, young dreamers who were brought to the u.s. as children spoke out monday with protests from the bay area to new york's trump tower and washington, d.c. >> trump created this crisis. and congress has to solve it.
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we need them to stop a political game with our lives and give us a solution like a dream act. >> reporter: president trump gave the dream act an expiration date of march 5th, calling on congress to pass a bill on daca immigrants. in a tweet monday he said it is march 5th and the democrats are nowhere to be found on daca. gave them six months. they just don't care. where are they? we're ready to make a deal. but democrats say they made concessions. >> let me tell you how far we went. we bought his awful wall on the table. >> reporter: they say the president couldn't get enough republican support. some conservatives oppose the path to citizenship for 1.8 million immigrants. >> the people that the dreamers should be mad at are not the government. it is the parents that they should be mad at. they're the ones that brought them here illegally. >> reporter: no they are worried that congress has lost its will to act with no deadline because daca was
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allowed to continue past march 5th while the trump administration defends its action. it lies with the 9th circuit court of appeals in san francisco after california and others won argument that the cancellation of daca was illegal. >> i think it is unfortunate. like most of us, we work better when you have a deadline and accountability. >> i think in some ways the court decision has taken at least for the republican majority has taken a necessity, the political pressure, urgency away. >> reporter: as of january, 630,000 youth were enrolled in daca. including a uc berkeley graduate brought to california we had was 8. >> i have lost faith in congress. >> reporter: he feels congress that congress and the president are using him and others as political pawns. >> whether it is enraging their
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supporters or democrats using undocumented youth to gather their more progressive voters. >> reporter: ktvu fox 2 news. and we have word this morning that attorney general jeff sessions will be coming here to california tomorrow and he is expected to speak and to respond to the controversy surrounding oakland mayor libby schaaf and the immigration agents of ice. last month, mayor schaaf warned about impending immigration raids here in northern california before they happened. and immigration officials were furious about that warning. ice says 232 people were arrested during the four-day operation. that included 38-year-old armando nunes who authorities say is a known gang member with convictions including assault with a deadly weapon and hit arun. he may now face federal charges that could send him to prison for up to 20 years. >> we are going to take custody of him and review the case and possibly present it to the u.s. attorney for prosecution.
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irregardless, we will remove that individual from the country once we're done with him. >> ice says two oakland residents are still at large. one has several arrests for drug and child sex crimes. and a mexican national with weapons and drunk driving convictions. critics say the raids terrorized innocent families and half of those detained had no criminal records. we just got word that attorney general jeff sessions will be arriving in sacramento tomorrow morning and will be speaking at the annual law enforcement legislative day hosted by the california peace officers association. >> okay. that's happening tomorrow. >> yes. >> we will cover it on mornings on 2. throughout the morning we have been asking you the question of the day. do you think that mayor schaaf should face repercussions for her warnings about immigration raids? a lot of comments as you would expect. nick tweets us, no matter her
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reasoning, she obstructed justice. >> stacy ross says no, i think she did a great thing by letting her people and the city of impending raids. i wish santa cruz had her as mayor. >> i'm all for coming to america to better your life but do it legally. i say let libby schaaf sit in jail to think about not upholding her oath to office. >> we will keep taking the responses throughout the day and share them with you at 9:30. thank you for using #ktvu. coming up, yesterday we talked about adults choosing to live in dorms in san francisco long after they have graduated college. now we talk with the ceo of the company behind the buildings and why people are lining up to get one of the rooms.
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>> san francisco police now say they're working with lawyers for former 49er and raider
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linebacker smith to arrange his surrender after a save incident in san francisco on saturday night. police issued a warrant for his arrest but his family helped him check into rehab earlier this morning. smith's attorney plans to arrange a day and time for smith to surrender to police. smith was released from the oakland raiders yesterday. he had been on suspension since 2015 shortly after signing with them. he was cut after his third dui arrest in august of 2013 from the 49ers. his fiance hopes he gets the help he needs for his addiction. an official advised the ravens against signing kaepernick last season. coach john harbaugh was looking for advice since their quarterback was hurt. he asked a military official who said that kaepernick's national anthem protest didn't fall in line with the team's
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core values. kaepernick has been the target of a backlash since the protest in 2016 against oppression. the ravens eventually signed lewis. construction on the warriors new san francisco arena is moving along but muni says the cost of getting fans there is ballooning. the cost of rebuilding the muni light rail vehicle stop near the new chase center has grown by $6 million. the sf-mta plans to double the size of the platform to 320 feet to accommodate more trains and passengers. the estimated cost of the project now stands at $33 million. the agency is set to vote today on whether to accept the bid and a contract for the project. it also includes the installation of new light rail for the line along with improvements when the chase center opens up in 2019. the cast and crew of hbo series big little lies will return to monterey bay.
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they're looking for extras. hbo is hosting an open casting call starting march 17th. you need to be nonunion and older than six years old. the casting call begins at 10:00 a.m. at theem bass 'suites in seaside. >> we told you about a new development company that is bringing dorm style living with reasonable rents to san francisco neighborhoods. now the ceo of the company is expanding on his vision. >> we know we're currently in a major housing crisis and the cost of housing has spun wildly out of control. we started star city with the mission to make great cities like san francisco accessible to everybody. >> star city rooms rent for between $1,400 to $2,100 a month. they are fully furnished with utilities and wi-fi. when you consider the average rent in san francisco is $3,300 a month for a one-bedroom apartment, many say this dorm style living doesn't sound like
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a bad idea. >> we have 12 under development. and that will bring in several thousand units of housing to the market over the next few years. >> when we talked to the ceo, he said that residents range in age from the early 20s to early 50s. there is a wait list for the units. >> if you have a family, it is harder to do. >> yes. tougher to fit into a space like that. >> i'm lucky. my parents live in the bay area. i could kind of, hey, mom and dad, i'm coming back. >> just like your college days. >> fire up the pink floyd. we're going to talk about the most important meal of the day. mama always said and mama was right. celebrating schools breakfast week. celebrating the progress made in serving breakfast to thousands of students every
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day. plus, a jailhouse letter from one of the men accused in the deadly ghost ship warehouse fire. up next, what he is saying in his own defense.
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>> welcome back to the 9. we just mentioned a few minutes ago that attorney general jeff sessions will be in sacramento tomorrow morning. his office says he will make a major sanctuary jurisdiction announcement at the california peace officers association meeting. >> we expect that sessions will be responding to the controversy swirling around oakland mayor libby schaaf about those warnings she gave about impending immigration raids. >> yeah. those warnings about the raids in northern california happened before those raids were -- took place. immigration officials were not happy. >> we've been asking you for the question of the day, do you think that mayor schaaf should face repercussions for her
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warnings about the raid. nope. she didn't pass on official information. remember her warning was fairly vague. essentially saying this could be happening soon. didn't give places or times. what are you seeing. >> a response from will. will 2000 says yes that is why she is at the podium alone with no law enforcement support. she overstepped her authority and didn't act like a mayor. >> mash says ice would have arrested more illegals before the mayor warned of the ongoing operations. the mayor should resign. her action could have gotten someone killed. >> thanks for your responses. we will take them throughout the day. we appreciate you using #ktvu. >> for more on the other headlines, let's go to dave clark. >> thank you, sal. a south korea an official says kim jong-un, the north korean leader says he is willing to open talks with the u.s. on the
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nuclear program and normalizing relations, promising to halt missile and nuclear tests as long as the talks continue. this follows a rare meeting in north korea between kim jong-un and south korea an officials. at least 20 people were arrested at michigan state university after supporters of richard spencer, a white nationalist, clashed with protesters. the school is on student break but hundreds protested against the speech on campus. spencer popularized the term alt-right. one student protest leader says she went to the protest because, quote, there is too much hate and fear in the world already. and happening today, the san francisco board of supervisors will talk about getting more money out of private transportation company that's do business in the city. the board may let the city tax companies, including uber and
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lyft. supporters of the proposed tax say the private companies use public roads, parking and transit stops. the board will meet at 2:00 in the board of supervisors chambers. those are just some of your morning headlines. alex, sal, gasia, i'll send it back to you. >> thank you, dave. an acin a cold case involving two women whose bodies were found along a remote road more than 30 years ago. henry lee brings us more on what led to the break in the case. >> reporter: this is david mish, the man who police say is responsible for the two killings. it took 32 years but fremont police say they have their suspect who is already in prison for killing another woman in 1989. >> it is a great feeling to be able to say we can finally get closure for the families. >> reporter: the two women were best friends in high school in san jose. they were last seen together at this convenience store in fremont. their disappearance had fremont
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on edge. and then a gruesome discovery in the fremont hills. it was just after midnight when a motorcyclist found the bodies of two women dumped along mill creek road. one of the victims had been shot. the other stabbed. both were victims of attempted rape. utter disbelief that it was real. we caught up with the motorcyclist who found the bodies. >> both victims were stripped of all their clothes. not one thread of clothing on either. >> reporter: cold case detective jacob blast says that mish was identified as a suspect years ago but it took a break-through in dna technology before an arrest could be made. >> he said hey, kid, solve this case. i'm look okay. challenge accepted. >> reporter: in a statement the families wish to thank the fremont police department and all of the officers and detectives whooshed countless hours during the past 32 years on our daughter's case. we hope for justice and hope
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that you will keep us in your thoughts and prayers. residents are breathing easier. >> relief. nice to know they finally got the guy. >> reporter: the convicted killer will be brought back to alameda county to face the new charges. if convicted he could face another life behind bars or potentially the death penalty. henry lee, ktvu fox 2 news. two men are under arrest after police evacuated a hotel along oakland's waterfront to search for possible explosives. leigh martinez is joaning us this morning on the car chase that led to the discovery of dangerous materials. good morning, leigh. >> reporter: yes. the two men are father and son and were arrested for having devices. >> we apologize for losing her signal. essentially this all started over the weekend when one person was arrested after a short chase by the chp. officers obtained a warrant. he was staying in the hotel
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room with the father and his father is now also under arrest. ktvu received a letter from one of the two men charged in the ghost ship warehouse fire. >> he says he should not be blamed for the deaths of the 36 people who died in the fire. >> 2 investigates received that letter from almena's attorney and says it is 21 pages long and reads like a rant. >> reporter: from a jail cell, almena has nine months to think and write. i'm being charged with building a death trap even though all of my significant changes saved lives. those changes to the ghost ship warehouse in oakland include the electrical system, an additional staircase and connecting water and sewer lines. that was before december 2016 party and massive fire that claimed 36 lives. almena wasn't there but he and his codefendant max harris were charged with 36 counts of
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manslaughter. >> i'm innocent. i'm innocent. >> reporter: he spoke exclusively with 2 investigates last year. but now a new letter detailing history as derrick sees it, writing, the families and friends of victims have been led down a path of misinformation, taking them further from justice and peace. almena pointing the finger at the warehouse owners, claiming they knew of problems but refused to fix them. claiming child protective services had been in their home at the ghost ship and were fine with the living conditions. also police had visited numerous times. [audio difficulties] >> we apologize again. it does appear we're having problems with our video. >> yes. >> we would like to bring back leigh martinez to explain more as to what led up to two men being arrested after officers say they were searching -- found what could be materials used to make explosives. she is in oakland. we would like to bring her in. >> reporter: yes.
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sorry about the technical difficulties. what i was saying is that the two men we're told are from riverbank and they're father and son. they were arrested for having destructive devices and also materials to make destructive devices. now, the investigation began early sunday morning. chp says officers tried to pull over the driver of a honda crv. but the driver would not yield and led officers on a short pursuit. when they finally stopped the car, the chp found explosive making materials inside the honda. they arrested the driver, jeremy guy, and obtained a search warrant for the hotel room that he shared with his father ronald guy. guests at the homewood suites were order today leave their rooms last night. and we're told that the people that had to leave their rooms were able to get back in later that night. we did make some calls over to chp. we have not heard back. we just heard that the scene is still under investigation.
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>> leigh martinez in oakland. thank you. three weeks after the deadly school shootings in parkland, florida, the florida senate passed a gun control bill. it would raise the age to buy a shotgun or rifle from 18 to 21. it would ban the sale of bump stock and allow some teachers to carry in classrooms. the bill now goes to the florida house for a vote. following a string of mass shootings and recent calls for gun control, bumble, a dating app, is eliminating pictures that feature guns. it says that fun gun violence is not in line with its values and they do not belong on bumble. now more than 5,000 moderators will scour existing profiles and remove the content. users with military or law enforcement backgrounds will be allowed to post photos of themselves carrying firearms while in uniform. >> an oregon man is suing two major retailers over their new policies on gun sales.
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20-year-old tyler watson says wal-mart and dick's sporting goods are discriminating against him because of his age. store chains imposed bans on gun sales to anyone younger than 21 years of age following last month's florida high school shooting. watson says oregon law allows sales of shotguns and rifles to anyone who is 18 or older. and both stores refused to sell him a rifle after checking his id. dick's has not commented on the lawsuit yet. but wal-mart says it will be defending its policy in court. the president of the san francisco board of supervisors london breed says she is fine with removing the acting mayor title from her name on the ballot in the mayor's race. breed is one of several candidates running for san francisco from in a special election in june to finish the term of the late mayor ed lee. breed was acting mayor when she filed the paperwork to enter the race. mark leno who is also running for mayor, wants that acting mayor title removed in front of
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breed's name. yesterday, supervisor breed signed on to a lawsuit filed by leno to get the san francisco court to order the change on the ballot. now it will say president of the board of supervisors. the price to ride muni may be changing soon. according to the san francisco chronicle, muni may increase the price of cash fares and drop the price of passports. they will introduce a new one- day pass to attract new riders. muni may also raise the cost of residential parking permits and parking citations to close a budget deficit. the mt a's board of directors will discuss the proposal later today at the budget meeting. coming up on mornings on 2 the 9, if you could have just one child, would you prefer a boy or girl? coming up, the new study that reveals a shift in the way that americans are thinking. it is not all about the rides and the characters when you visit disneyland. up next, we take a look at the history of the food and how it was chosen for the park.
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at ikea, we believe that everything you need should be within reach. that anything that matches your taste can match your budget. that green living doesn't have to cost much green. we believe that you should always have room for the little things. and that your dream kitchen should work as hard as you do. ikea family members get 15% back when you spend $2000 or more at the ikea kitchen event. and financing is now available with the ikea projekt credit card.
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>> in 1923, want disney first arrived in hollywood and was captivated by the food and the flavor of the area. >> his love of the culinary world was incorporated in disneyland in each of the five lands when the doors first opened back in 1955. >> for the first time the history of disneyland's food can be found in the book eat like walt. excited to have north bay resident and author marcie smothers for being here. >> i'm thrilled to be here. >> think of it as hamburgers and french fries and the thing with the cream on top that you get
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at the end. >> first i would say it is a theme park. he was careful to say he didn't want to have an amusement park because they had cotton candy and not the idea that he had where he wanted the attractions and the food to be entertaining and immersive. >> he had a restaurant in frontier land where the new orleans restaurant was. >> there was barbecue and there was -- >> that lines up with the theme of that land. >> yes. food was matched to the land. >> we were too cheap to go to -- to go to the restaurants. but we did, you know, visit the hamburger and hot dog stands. >> people wanted to get on the rides and get in as many as possible. >> he loved hot dogs. >> yes. >> one of his favorites. what else can you tell us about his tastes? what did he like and what -- how did that play out in what was served the restaurants. >> complex, brilliant one of the most brilliant men on the
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planet. he had a basic pallet, the way he was raised. he wanted the hamburgers and hot dogs which he spaced off the distance of how long it took to eat a hot dog so guests won drop the trash. he also helped to invent the swinging door trash can. he wanted families to have a sit down fine dining experience. there was the wagon inn which is still there. the plaza inn. >> i know when you go to disneyland, everybody's name badge has their country of origin. there was a push to get international flavors, full, into the park as well. >> my book is a time capsule of walt's timeline. the stunning food venue that we have seen happen after walt passed away. in his day, there was casa de
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fritos. so there was that representation in the international world during walt's day. >> do you think that disneyland food gets a bad rap? parents ate to pay as much after they pay $100 to get into the door. what do you think of that concern. >> it is a legitimate concern. i was raised the same way that you were. i got one treat. i think the food tastes better at disneyland and people pay more for the spreence that goes with it. >> you have a lot of recipes in this book. the idea being, you know, you can cook some of these things at home. can i recreate the magic. >> it might not taste the same. >> i want everybody to eat like walt. all of the recipes are from walt's era. from his home, studio or disneyland. i recommend play the disneyland theme music or the mary poppins theme track. >> or the theme from the
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electrical parade. >> absolutely. put the music on and eat like walt. >> that's what you did when you were writing this book. >> yes. i wrote a lot of the book at disneyland for my audience with the audience. i'm the reader as much the writer. i had play lists subpoena he have to walt's era. the only attractions i listened to would have been there during walt's day. >> it is like a time capsule of things the way they were. and some of these things are no longer there. some of the restaurants have been moved when they made the new lands and expanded. they had to move the restaurants. >> yes. walt famously said that disneyland would always be changing. it always changed. in his lifetime in 1955, every restaurant was a lessee. by 1965 he had taken back most of the restaurants and running them himself. >> your best advice to families going on their first trip to disneyland. >> that is an interesting question. eyes wide open and enjoy the
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dna of walt that are still there. >> thank you so much, marcie. >> thank you. >> eat like walt. >> very nice. >> good to be with you guys. >> you will eat anything. the two of you. >> the music is everything. >> the music. ♪[music]
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school breakfast week. and the oakland school district's plan to expand the program. the event was organized through a partnership between the school district and the organization no kid hungry. one of the chefs who volunteered to serve students this morning, tonya hollins. she owns brown sugar kitchen. so popular. incredible waffles. she has hosted shows on the food network as well. >> i know already that one in five kids in california do not have breakfast. and, you know, even though we're in the bay area, there are still a lot of people that go without. if i can help make a difference, you know, and be here to witness it, it is really fun. the kids are enthused. >> later today the chefs will join students at oakland reach academy to pack thousands of meals to help local families in need through the nonprofit organization generation alive. i know at our school we're lucky enough to have breakfast there for every student that wants and needs it. >> my son's school is the same
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thing. >> if you don't get that great kickoff at the beginning of the day, you can't pay attention. >> tonya hollins. i know her. yes. wild turkeys have wandered the grounds of the health clinic now will be removed. they will start trapping the animals. for more than a year the turkeys have paced along the front of the building off of grant street. they sometimes get aggressive with people and even scratch cars in the parking lot. and the waste poses health problems. they will work with local, state and federal agencies to relocate the birds. the government is responding to a former russian spy fell ill in southern england. the ex-spy and his daughter were both found unconscious in a mall on sunday and they both are now in critical condition after being expose today an unknown substance. the double agent moved to the u.k. after being freed from prison in a 2010 spy swap. while brissish officials are
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not placing blame yet, they say in moscow was behind the possible poisoning, it may affect britain's participation in the world cup in russia. >> we are 100 days away from the 2018 world cup in russia. one major decision has to be made before the first match. the tournament is expected it o include video assistant refereeing which has been used in cricket and rugby but has been criticized in soccer so far. a final decision is expected next week. when it begins in june, you will be able to watch more than 60 games on the family of fox networks including here on ktvu. the first match is june 14th between russia and saudi arabia. the fox animated family the simpsons are finding a which into the merriam dictionary. it originated in an episode of the popular comedy. to make bigger or more expansive as to i'm going to
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imbigen. my head. lisa and her friends learn that the town's motto. >> i like it. this may be your dream job. there is a post on livingedin that shows sir richard branson is looking for a personal assistant to work from and live on this island. spots include general correspondence, filing and booking travel. you will find more information about the job through a link on ktvu.com under the web links section. no word yet on a salary. applicants have to submit a resume and a two-minute video explaining why they are the perfect person for the job. hurry up. the deadline to apply is saturday. >> don't you think you might be stir crazy. >> if i'm staying on the island, i'm not doing much work. >> i don't know what he expects. >> perhaps not the perfect candidate. >> maybe not. i will not be applying.
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>> no. >> a new study might reveal a change in the preference of parents when it comes to the gender of their baby. a poll conducted ten times between 1941 and 2011 showed if americans could only have one child, 40% of them would prefer a boy. 28% would prefer a girl. and the rest had no preference at all. but a new study is showing different results when it comes to favoring boys. the data shows having a daughter makes it less likely that parents will have more children. years ago it was more likely that parents would keep trying to have kids theoretically trying to have a boy. very interesting. >> very. some florida newlyweds couldn't think of a happy yes, sir place to have their pictures taken than at a target. they posed for their untraditional photos. you see them among the shopping carts, sipping from a slurpee. they were surrounded by red
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carts. >> very romantic right there. frozen pizza. they stopped by to take the photos on their way to the wedding. they look amazing. this was their favorite place to spend time together during their eight years courtship. we still love going to target together. without the kids, it counts as a date. this is disneyland right here. thanks for being in for mike today. >> thank you. >> we will see you at noon. >> let's hope that traffic is better tomorrow. >> let's hope so. >> we will see you tomorrow. that green living doesn't have to cost much green. we believe that you should always have room for the little things. and that your dream kitchen should work as hard as you do. ikea family members get 15% back when you spend $2000 or more at the ikea kitchen event. and financing is now available with the ikea projekt credit card.
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